The Louvre Museum, Richelieu wing, 2d floor, room 14
Oil on canvas, 159 x 206 cm
The subject, taken from Plutarch’s life of Romulus, illustrates the moment when the Romans seize the Sabine women in order to take them for their wives.
Details of the painting:
A previous version of this composition, The Abduction of the Sabine Women (circa 1634), is visible at the NYC MET.